ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A suspect was killed by officers after a woman was heard screaming for help at an Abilene motel early Monday morning has been identified.
Kevin Greene, 51, of Abilene died when he was shot by officers during a disturbance at the Super 8 motel on the 4300 block of Sayles Blvd around 6:00 a.m.
Police say a female who was staying at the hotel called 9-1-1, and when they arrived on scene, they heard her screaming for help while Greene was yelling.
A press release describes what happened next, saying officers breached the door and found the female bleeding, with multiple injuries, while Greene was standing over her holding a weapon.
Greene was not being compliant with police and was behaving aggressively, so one officer Tased him but police say this was not effective so another officer shot him with his gun.
Despite efforts of first responders, Greene did die at the scene.
The female victim was hospitalized and is in stable condition.
In accordance with department policy, the officer who fired the fatal shot has been placed on administrative leave while the Texas Rangers investgate.
No further information has been released.